Connecticut College Sports Roundup

Camels pick up women's basketball, swimming events

Connecticut College continued a strong women's basketball season with its 14th win on Tuesday, while the swimming and diving teams defeated Roger Williams University. The following information was provided by William Tomasian, sports information director at Connecticut College:

Women's Basketball: Conn College 80, Albertus Magnus 53

The Connecticut College women's basketball team improved their record to 14-3 with an 80-53 victory against Albertus Magnus College (10-7) Tuesday.

Sophomore Tara Gabelman (Irvington, N.Y.) poured in a game-high 16 points and added six rebounds to lead the Camels to the win. Jocelyn Summers (Highland Park, N.Y.) posted a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists. Jenn Shinall (Redding, Conn.) reached double-digits with 10 points for the visitors.

Freshman Annie Sutila (Bridgeport, Conn.) scored a career-high 10 points for Albertus.

Both Lianna Carrero (Hamden, Conn.) and Bianca Brown (West Haven, Conn.) added 10 points apiece for the Falcons, while Brown pulled down eight rebounds and registered two blocked shots.

In the first half of the contest, the score was tied nine times before the Camels broke open the tie and took a five-point lead with a three-point play by Jeanna Dunleavy (Chatham, N.J.) and two free throws by Gabelman.

Connecticut College led at the half by seven at 37-30 led by 12 points from Gabelman, who shot 4-of-8 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free-throw line. The Camels shot 40-percent from the floor and shot 1-of-10 from behind the arc in the opening frame.

Albertus shot 38.7-percent from the field in the first half, while both Carrero and Brown led the Falcons with eight points apiece.

Connecticut College opened the second half of play with an 8-2 run to take a 45-32 lead three minutes into the frame. The Camels extended their run to 22-7 to take a 22-point lead with 13 minutes left in the contest. Connecticut College's largest lead of the night came at the 7:47 mark of the second half, when they took a 31-point lead.

The Falcons ended the night shooting 35.6-percent as they were outscored 43-23 in the second half. Connecticut College recorded 14 fast-break points and 44 points in the paint.

Lindsay Karle (Wallingford, Conn.) tallied seven points for the Falcons, while Nicole Acerra (East Haven, Conn.) added seven as well.

Swimming and Diving

The Connecticut College men's and women's swimming and diving teams earned decisive victories against visiting Roger Williams University at Lott Natatorium Tuesday.

The 21st ranked Camel women (7-2) posted a 182-105 victory in their fifth straight win. The 25th ranked Camel men (7-2) earned a 174-91 victory for their fifth straight victory.

Sophomore Sam Gill (Springfield, Ill.) triumphed in both the 50 and 100 yard freestyle with respective times of 21.93 and 48.77 seconds. Gill added a third victory in the 50 yard butterfly, posting a time of 23.45 seconds for the Camels.

Kirk Czelewicz (Lowell, Mass.) notched victories in the 50 and 200 yard breast with respective times of 28.23 seconds and 2:16.42.

In the 50 yard back, Tim Walsh (Lincoln Park, N.J.) triumphed in 24.38 seconds. Joe Gibson (Northwood, N.H.) won the 200 yard butterfly with a time of 2:05.37. Bohdan Martin (West Hartford, Conn.) won the 200 yard freestyle in 1:49.12.

In the 200 yard back, Sean Paquette (Middletown, R.I.) posted a victory in 1:59.48.

Kevin Saunders (Wethersfield, Conn.) won the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 5:00.32. In the 1000 yard free, Max Fabian (Keene, N.H.) secured a victory in 10:06.36.

In the 400 yard medley relay, the Camel foursome comprised of Tim Walsh, Cameron Johnson (Westford, Mass.), Sean Paquette and Bohdan Martin triumphed with a time of 3:37.42

Sophomore Julia Pielock (Deerfield, Mass.), the reigning NESCAC Women's Swimming & Diving Performer of the week, helped lead the Camel women to the victory with a winning time of 1:59.52 in the 200 yard freestyle.

Junior Jessica Schanzer (Monterey, Calif.) triumphed in both the 50 yard back and the 100 yard freestyle with times of 29.55 seconds and 56.43 seconds.

Hillary Scott (Chapel Hill, N.C.) chipped in with winning times of 5:22.10 and 10:57.75 in the 500 and 1000 yard free. Ellie Huelbig (Rutherford, N.J.) won the 50 and 200 yard fly with respective times of 29.16 seconds and 2:13.01.

Katie Karlson (Wayland, Mass.) won the 50 yard breaststroke with a time of 31.82 seconds.

Esther Mehesz (Wethersfield, Conn.) won the 200 yard breast in 2:34.97. In the 200 yard back, Rachel Bohn (Trumbull, Conn.) secured a Camel victory in 2:18.35. Erika Fernandes (Westport, Mass.) triumphed in the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 24.98 seconds.

Rachel Bohn, Katie Karlson, Ellie Huelbig and Mackenzie Lilly (Frederick, Md.) posted a winning time of 4:11.07 in the 400 yard medley relay.


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